Quotes from the Masters
On Expectations

"Look for the good in every person and every situation.  You'll almost always find it." -- Brian Tracy  

"Life...It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations." -- Richard M. DeVos  

"For the next thirty days, think, talk, act, walk, smell and feel like business is booming and it will." -- Mark Victor Hansen 

"Others will underestimate us, for although we judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, others judge us only by what we have already done." -– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  

"Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves.  What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon." -- Denis Waitley  

"If you conduct yourself as though you expect to be successful and happy, you will seldom be disappointed." -– Brian Tracy  

"It's not that people want too much, it's that they want too little." -– Mark Victor Hansen

"Today I live in the quiet, joyous expectation of good." -- Ernest Holmen  

"The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better." -- Barbara Pletcher  

"You always act in a manner consistent with your expectations, and your expectations influence the attitudes and behaviors of the people around you." -– Brian Tracy  

"The law of self-fulfilling prophecy says that you get what you expect.  So why not create great expectations and the highest vision possible of yourself and your world?" -– Mark Victor Hansen

"You get whatever you expect to get.  The only question is, 'What do you want?'" -- Mark Victor Hansen  

"Practice Tip-of-the-Iceberg-Thinking.  Treat every unexpected event as if it were an indication of a trend." -- Brian Tracy  

"The world is good-natured to people who are good-natured." -- William Makepeace Thackeray  

"Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness.  Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to." -- Greg Anderson

"It is funny about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it." -- W. Somerset Maugham  

"Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind.  Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful." -- Norman Vincent Peale  

"You begin by always expecting good things to happen." -- Tom Hopkins  

"Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right." -- Henry Ford

"Don't join an easy crowd; you won't grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high." -– Jim Rohn  

"Why do some people succeed and most don't? Simple...True Expectations. What we TRULY expect to happen in our lives...not want...does." -– Doug Firebaugh

"Develop an attitude of positive self-expectancy, confidently expecting to gain something from every situation." -– Brian Tracy


Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International